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Martha Davis, EMT, MSPH

Martha M. Davis, EMT, MSPH, has over 25 years experience in medical and health research. She currently is a Research Scientist II, Environmental Epidemiology, in the Exposure Assessment Section.

Her work in EHIB is focused on planning for and responding to Public Health Emergencies, Disasters and Epidemics, including natural, accidental and intentional. Her expertise is applied to investigations of human exposures to chemicals, radiation, biotoxins and bioterrorism. Ms. Davis responded to the health effects related to fire, smoke and heat, during the 2003 fires and participated in investigations of chemical exposures, including children in schools. She has developed and collaborated on fact sheets for the public, law enforcement, health officers and medical providers. Although her work is primarily in the area of Epidemiology and Surveillance, she is a liaison with Communication, Information Technologies and Training Focus Areas. She collaborates with local, state and federal agencies and provides direct assistance to California's local health jurisdictions.

Previous to EHIB, Ms. Davis was Acting Section Chief in the Occupational Health Branch. She was also the Chief Cancer and Chronic Disease Epidemiologist for the state of Maine for nearly a decade. Her other activities included development of Environmental and Chronic Disease Indicators.

She was trained as an Emergency Medical Technician, received her Bachelor's in Human Ecology, and her Master of Science in Public Health Epidemiology and Biostatistics.





Research Scientist


Exposure Assessment

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